Ivory inlays

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1065x

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4208a-f

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Six small papyrus petals (?). Or border pattern. Found with Taweret inlays (Su.1158).

Provenance

From Kerma, K1065x. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition